Passenger Train Journal Second Quarter 2008
SPECIAL 40th ANNIVERSARY ISSUE!!!
Kummant Speaks with PTJ • by Karl Zimmerman — Amtrak's president shares with readers his thoughts and visions of Amtrak and its future.
A PTJ Primer • by PTJ Founder Kevin McKinney — The evolution of Passenger Train Journal in the midst of an industry of turmoil and change.
What Did We Learn from Turbo • by Kevin J. Holland — How United Aircraft's TurboTrain left its mark in North American passenger rail history.
Avante Garde in Melbourne, Australia • by Zane Katsikis — Melbourne's new Southern Cross Station defies conventional file box" wisdom.
Vermont's Rail Passenger Revival • by Kevin J. Holland — When PTJ was born in 1968, the Green Mountain Station was devoid of passenger trains; now, passenger trains abound, and more might be in the offing.
Passenger Train Revival in Northern Illinois? • by Mike Schafer — PTJ gets a behind-the-scenes look at how heavily populated northern Illinois may get a new fleet of passenger trains.
Riding Alaska's Whittier Shuttle • by Don Lewis — Overshadowed by its big sister, the Aurora, Alaska Railroad's Whittier Shuttle should not be overlooked.
Bonus: the PTJ Anniversary Index: Part 1
On the Point • by Mike Schafer
The Journal • by George Fletcher
Window on the World • by Kevin McKinney
North American Intercity • by Karl Zimmerman
LeisureRail • by Ted & Sylvia Blishak
Rush Hour • by Michael Roberts
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